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1 : See Acanthus, n., 1.

2 : The English cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)

3 : The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks.

4 : Breeches.

5 : The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber.

6 : The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.

7 : of Breech

8 : of Breech

9 : To put into, or clothe with, breeches.

10 : To cover as with breeches.

11 : To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun.

12 : To whip on the breech.

13 : To fasten with breeching.

14 : The movable piece which closes the breech of a breech-loading firearm, and resists the backward force of the discharge. It is withdrawn for the insertion of a cartridge, and closed again before the gun is fired.

15 : A cloth worn around the breech.

16 : A garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs; smallclothes.

17 : Trousers; pantaloons.

18 : A whipping on the breech, or the act of whipping on the breech.

19 : That part of a harness which passes round the breech of a horse, enabling him to hold back a vehicle.

20 : A strong rope rove through the cascabel of a cannon and secured to ringbolts in the ship's side, to limit the recoil of the gun when it is discharged.

21 : The sheet iron casing at the end of boilers to convey the smoke from the flues to the smokestack.

22 : A firearm which receives its load at the breech.

23 : Receiving the charge at the breech instead of at the muzzle.

24 : Alt. of Breech screw

25 : A strong iron or steel plug screwed into the breech of a musket or other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.

26 : A device attached to the breech of a firearm, to guide the eye, in conjunction with the front sight, in taking aim.

27 : of Unbreech

28 : To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches.

29 : To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings.

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1 : Bear's-breech

n.

See Acanthus, n., 1.

2 : Bear's-breech

n.

The English cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)

3 : Breech

n.

The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks.

4 : Breech

n.

Breeches.

5 : Breech

n.

The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber.

6 : Breech

n.

The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.

7 : Breeched

imp. & p. p.

of Breech

8 : Breeching

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Breech

9 : Breech

v. t.

To put into, or clothe with, breeches.

10 : Breech

v. t.

To cover as with breeches.

11 : Breech

v. t.

To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun.

12 : Breech

v. t.

To whip on the breech.

13 : Breech

v. t.

To fasten with breeching.

14 : Breechblock

n.

The movable piece which closes the breech of a breech-loading firearm, and resists the backward force of the discharge. It is withdrawn for the insertion of a cartridge, and closed again before the gun is fired.

15 : Breechcloth

n.

A cloth worn around the breech.

16 : Breeches

n. pl.

A garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs; smallclothes.

17 : Breeches

n. pl.

Trousers; pantaloons.

18 : Breeching

n.

A whipping on the breech, or the act of whipping on the breech.

19 : Breeching

n.

That part of a harness which passes round the breech of a horse, enabling him to hold back a vehicle.

20 : Breeching

n.

A strong rope rove through the cascabel of a cannon and secured to ringbolts in the ship's side, to limit the recoil of the gun when it is discharged.

21 : Breeching

n.

The sheet iron casing at the end of boilers to convey the smoke from the flues to the smokestack.

22 : Breechloader

n.

A firearm which receives its load at the breech.

23 : Breech-loading

a.

Receiving the charge at the breech instead of at the muzzle.

24 : Breech pin

Alt. of Breech screw

25 : Breech screw

A strong iron or steel plug screwed into the breech of a musket or other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.

26 : Breech sight

A device attached to the breech of a firearm, to guide the eye, in conjunction with the front sight, in taking aim.

27 : Unbreeched

imp. & p. p.

of Unbreech

28 : Unbreech

v. t.

To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches.

29 : Unbreech

v. t.

To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings.

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From Wikipedia

Breech may refer to:

  • Breeches, an item of clothing covering the body from the waist down
  • Breech, in a breech-loading weapon, a chamber integral to the rear portion of a gun barrel
  • Buttocks, the lower part of the human abdomen
  • Breech, the lower part of a pulley block
  • Breech, the penetration of a boiler where exhaust gases leave it

From Wiktionary

See also: breach

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Derived terms
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Adverb
    • 1.5 Adjective
      • 1.5.1 Translations
    • 1.6 Verb
    • 1.7 Derived terms
    • 1.8 See also
    • 1.9 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English brēċ, plural of *brōc, from Proto-Germanic *brōks (clothing for loins and thighs). Cognate with Dutch broek, Alemannic German Brüch, Swedish brok.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /bɹiːtʃ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtʃ
  • Homophone: breach

Noun[edit]

breech (countable and uncountable, plural breeches)

  1. (historical, now only in the plural) A garment whose purpose is to cover or clothe the buttocks. [from 11th c.]
  2. (now rare) The buttocks or backside. [from 16th c.]
    • 1624, John Smith, Generall Historie, in Kupperman 1988, p. 157:
      And he made a woman for playing the whore, sit upon a great stone, on her bare breech twenty-foure houres, onely with corne and water, every three dayes, till nine dayes were past []
    • 1736, Alexander Pope, Bounce to Fop:
      When pamper'd Cupids, bestly Veni's, / And motly, squinting Harvequini's, / Shall lick no more their Lady's Br—, / But die of Looseness, Claps, or Itch; / Fair Thames from either ecchoing Shoare / Shall hear, and dread my manly Roar.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Book III ch viii
      "Oho!" says Thwackum, "you will not! then I will have it out of your br—h;" that being the place to which he always applied for information on every doubtful occasion.
  3. The part of a cannon or other firearm behind the chamber. [from 16th c.]
  4. (nautical) The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  5. A breech birth.

Derived terms[edit]

  • breech-loading

Translations[edit]

Adverb[edit]

breech (not comparable)

  1. With the hips coming out before the head.

Adjective[edit]

breech (not comparable)

  1. Born, or having been born, breech.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

breech (third-person singular simple present breeches, present participle breeching, simple past and past participle breeched)

  1. (dated, transitive) To dress in breeches. (especially) To dress a boy in breeches or trousers for the first time.
    • 1748-1832, Jeremy Bentham, The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 10:
      [] it occurred before I was breeched, and I was breeched at three years and a quarter old;
    • Macaulay
      A great man [] anxious to know whether the blacksmith's youngest boy was breeched.
  2. (dated, transitive) To beat or spank on the buttocks.
  3. (transitive) To fit or furnish with a breech.
    to breech a gun
  4. (transitive) To fasten with breeching.
  5. (poetic, transitive, obsolete) To cover as if with breeches.
    • Shakespeare
      Their daggers unmannerly breeched with gore.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • breeches

Anagrams[edit]

  • Becher